42” Class LCD Smart TV
(42.02" Diag.)

MODEL NUMBER: E422VL Model Features:
  • VIZIO Internet Apps® (V.I.A.)
  • Built-in WiFi (802.11n)
  • 1080p Full HD
  • 120Hz Refresh Rate
  • 100,000:1 Dynamic Contrast Ratio
  • SRS TruVolume™ & SRS StudioSound HD™
  • JPEG photo viewer
  • Three HDMI® ports

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Product Overview

Brilliant 1080p Full HD;
High definition entertainment has never been so amazing – or attainable. This 42” Class LCD HDTV gives you access to the best of the web along with 1080p Full HD for incredible color and contrast and a striking 100,000:1 Dynamic Contrast Ratio for truly deep blacks and brighter whites. It also delivers a 120Hz refresh rate for ultra-sharp, smooth motion when viewing fast-action sports and movies.

Internet TV: Unlimited Entertainment
VIZIO Internet Apps® with built-in WiFi puts VUDU™, NetFlix, Hulu Plus, Pandora and more right at your fingertips. You’ll have instant access to an almost unlimited library of movies, music, games and just about anything you can think of. Entertainment freedom indeed.

Optimal Viewing in Any Light
No matter your lighting arrangement, you’ll always have you the best picture possible thanks to built-in ambient light sensing technology that automatically adjusts backlight levels based on its surroundings. The result is a balanced picture that will never appear washed out or too bright.

Superior Surround Sound
You’ll also enjoy impressive surround sound with SRS TruVolume™ that limits volume inconsistencies between programming and SRS StudioSound HD™ audio that turns your room into a personal theater. It supplies an immersive surround sound experience marked by clearer dialogue and more precise bass and high frequency signals. Add a VIZIO Sound Bar for more intense audio.

3 HDMI® ports
Three HDMI® ports accommodate your home theater setup, Blu-ray® Player and cable or satellite TV to deliver a full cinematic experience.

Exceeds Energy Star® 5.3 Guidelines
Conserve energy and the environment. This eco-friendly HDTV’s remarkably low energy consumption exceeds ENERGY STAR® 5.3 Guidelines so your wallet and the planet can both be better off.

VIZIO Internet Apps® (V.I.A.)
VIZIO Internet Apps® (V.I.A.)

Easily connect to the Internet and stream movies and TV shows, listen to music and get the latest news, sports and weather.  Learn More

1080P Full HD

Full 1080P High Definition resolution gives you over 2 million pixels, making the clarity and detail of your picture razor sharp.  Learn More

Dynamic Contrast Ratio
Dynamic Contrast Ratio

100,000:1 Dynamic Contrast Ratio delivers deeper blacks and brighter whites through contrast and dimensions.  Learn More


SRS TruVolume™
SRS  TruVolume

Limits volume inconsistencies between programming.  Learn More

Ambient Lighting
Ambient Lighting

Energy efficient sensors auto-adjust brightness for the perfect picture regardless of room conditions.


ECO HD™ exceeds new ENERGY STAR® 5.3 Guidelines* to reduce energy consumption, saving you money on your utility bills while limiting the impact on our planet.

*When TV is on.

Tech Specs

Class: 42"
Viewable: 42.02"
Backlight Type: CCFL
Resolution: 1080p
Colors: 1.06 billion
Dynamic Contrast Ratio: 100,000:1
Refresh Rate: 120Hz
Response Time: 5ms
Viewable Angle (horizontal/vertical): 178 degrees


SRS StudioSound™: Yes
SRS TruVolume™: Yes
Channels/Speaker Output: 2 x 10W


Connections - Inputs (REAR)
HDMI with HDCP: 2
Component: 1
Composite: 1
Computer RGB: 1
S-Video: n/a
RF Connector for Internal Tuner: 1
Ethernet: 1 (10/100 Base-TX)


Connections - Inputs (SIDE)
HDMI with HDCP: 1
USB 2.0:


Connections - Outputs
Optical Digital Out (SPDIF): 1
Analog Audio Out: 1
Headphones: 0


Multimedia Support
Music (MP3): Yes
Photo (JPEG): Yes
Video (MPEG): No
DLNA: n/a


Additional Features
Smart Dimming: No
Smooth Motion: Yes
Picture-in-Picture (PIP): No
HDMI CEC: Yes (port 1)
HDMI ARC: Yes (port 1)
Ambient Light Sensor: Yes
Bluetooth: No
Wireless (WiFi): 802.11n Single-Band
Wireless HD (1.0): No
Theater 3D: No
Full HD 3D: No
Mercury Free: n/a
Remote Control: Yes
Power Consumption: NA
Stand-by Power: <1W


Gross: 44lbs
Net With Stand: 33lbs
Without Stand: 31lbs


With Stand: 40.3"W x 27.5"H x 9"D
Without Stand: 25.9"W x 26"H x 3.5"D
Packaging Dimensions: 44.9"W x 32.3"H x 6.3"D


Certifications CSA, CSA-US, FCC Class B, HDMI V1.4 incl. CEC, ARC, VIZIO PAQ, VIZIO AQA


Compliances Energy Star 5.3, ATSC Spec A/65, EIA/CEA-766-A


Wall Mount Specifications
Hole Pattern: 200(V)mm X 200(H)mm
Screw Size: M6
Screw Length: 20mm
Screw Pitch: 1mm


VIZIO Warranty One Year Parts & Labor; Free Lifetime Technical Support


VIZIO, Inc. has made every effort to ensure the accuracy of the information provided herein. All product specifications, functionality, features, configurations, performance, design and other product information described herein are subject to change without notice. VIZIO, Inc. disclaims liability for typographical, technical, or descriptive errors.

Customer Reviews

user manual Review by Don

i love my Vizio tv i would never give it up but i sure would like to know how to use everything it dose. i know there is a lot i dont know. please help.

(Posted on 4/11/14)

user manual Review by Don

I love my Vizio tv very much it has a lot of things it does thats my problem i dont know how to use them thats why i need a user manual real bad. thank you.

(Posted on 4/11/14)

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Support Information

Product Downloads
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Quick Start Guide Download PDF
VIZIO Internet Apps Chart View

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